FED EX DRIVER ARRESTED FOR ROLE IN POT SHIPMENTS
TUSCALOOSA – A Fed Ex driver is behind bars after authorities arrested him for trafficking marijuana.
After a lengthy investigation, members of the West Alabama Narcotics Task Force tracked 28-year-old William Antuane Witherspoon to the 6500 block of East Hargrove Road on Thursday. Task force members arrested Witherspoon and recovered a large quantity of marijuana.
Task force members believe Witherspoon was part of a drug shipping operation that used Fed Ex to transport marijuana.
Witherspoon is charged with Trafficking in Marijuana. He’s being held in the Tuscaloosa County Jail pending a bond amount of $500,000.
The investigation is ongoing and other charges could be pending.